Guests of Honour

Our guests of honor, intellectual leaders, and politicians who have given of their time, name, or who have participated in our activities during the years 1980-2017.

Kjell Albin Abrahamsson

Kjell Albin Abrahamsson

writer and journalist

Bibbi Andersson

Bibbi Andersson

actor, Kungliga Dramatiska Teatern (Royal Dramatic Theater) in Stockholm

Per Anger

Per Anger

diplomat at the Swedish Embassy in Budapest, collaborated with Raoul Wallenberg

Michael Banton

Michael Banton

professor, former chairman of the UNs Committee Against Racism and Discrimination, England

Leif Blomberg

Leif Blomberg

Social Democratic MP, Deputy Minister

Joseph Brodsky

Joseph Brodsky

Nobel Prize winner in literature

Andrzej Wajda

Andrzej Wajda

Oscar-winning film director

Monika Chorakova

Europes first Romany member of parliament, Czech Republic

Krzysztof Zanussi

Krzysztof Zanussi

internationally-renowned film director

Jerzy Einhorn

Jerzy Einhorn

professor

Gun Ekroth

Gun Ekroth

journalist

Kay Glans

Kay Glans

Editor-in-chief, Axess magazine

Ellie Wiesel

Ellie Wiesel

recipient of the Nobel Peace Prize

Ryszard Kapuscinski

Ryszard Kapuscinski

writer

Georg Klein

Georg Klein

professor

Hanna Krall

Hanna Krall

writer, Poland

Lars Leijonborg

Lars Leijonborg

member of the Swedish parliament, chairman of Folkpartiet (the Liberal Party) in Sweden

Astrid Lindgren

Astrid Lindgren

writer

Czeslaw Milosz

Czeslaw Milosz

writer, Nobel Prize winner in literature

Fredrik Reinfeldt

Fredrik Reinfeldt

member of the Swedish parliament, chairman of the Moderata Samlingspartiet (the Swedish Conservative Party),

Mauricio Rojas

Mauricio Rojas

member of the Swedish parliament

Irina Rubanova

Irina Rubanova

researcher in cinema history and theory and film critic, Russia

Arne Ruth

Arne Ruth

journalist, former editor-in-chief of Dagens Nyheter

Mona Sahlin

Mona Sahlin

cabinet member

Irena Sendler

Irena Sendler

legendary Polish woman who saved the lives of children from the Warsaw ghetto

Ingrid Segerstedt-Wiberg

Ingrid Segerstedt-Wiberg

journalist and writer

Allan Starski

Allan Starski

film stage designer, Oscar winner for the film Schindlers List

Chone Szmeruk

Chone Szmeruk

professor at Tel-Aviv University

Per Svensson

Per Svensson

publicist, head of cultural at newspaper Epressen